[ilds] HELP!

Bruce Redwine bredwine1968 at earthlink.net
Sun Jan 17 09:09:58 PST 2010


H.E. = His Excellency?  I.e., the head of the diplomatic mission.  The Brits seem to have a special fondness for abbreviating an honorific term.  Cf. HRH for His/Her Royal Highness.


BR


On Jan 16, 2010, at 2:00 PM, William Apt wrote:

> Ah!  Thanks!  
>  
> Another question, on page 73:  "The Secretary for the H.E."  Does H.E. mean embassy head?
>  
> > Date: Sat, 16 Jan 2010 21:30:10 +0000
> > From: ilyas.khan at crosby.com
> > To: Charles-Sligh at utc.edu; ilds at lists.uvic.ca
> > Subject: Re: [ilds] HELP!
> > 
> > One of the best examples of the eagle in a lectern is St James in the town
> > of Haslingden, on the Borough of Rossendale, in the county of Lancashire. I
> > grew in going to church there, and the rather magnificent eagle still
> > remains vivid in my mind. The current church building was predominantly
> > constructed in the 1700's but a church has been on that site since the
> > 1200's.
> > 
> > All in all a fabulous church and noteworthy "eagle". If you are ever in the
> > vicinity, please come visit.
> > 
> > 
> > On 16/01/2010 21:15, "csligh" <Charles-Sligh at utc.edu> wrote:
> > 
> > > I will let someone else speak to the camphor.
> > > 
> > > But the quick answer would be that the eagle is actually the lectern, as
> > > many such carven eagle lecterns appear in Anglican churches.
> > > 
> > > Cf.
> > > 
> > > http://standrewsaa.org/index.php?page=the-gillespie-eagle
> > > The Gillespie Eagle
> > > 
> > > Also note the Eagle is St. John's emblem.
> > > 
> > > Good luck
> > > 
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